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of the late steve jobs and a man who is defending the america's cup. i met with him last week at his home in woodside, california. >> america's cup wasn't racing the fast pest boats and we decided that the americas cup to capture the imagination of the modern world and children who can watch all of these other sports and participate, we had to modernize it, we had to make it exciting and extreme. >> rose: is there a cost of that have? >> i don't -- well, i think some people whoist withfully look back to the blue blazers and the brass buttons and the cute little ties with, you know, they'll miss the traditions of the america's cup which goes back to 1851. it's the oldest trowny sports. >> rose: larry ellison for the hour, next. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: larry ellison is the founder and c.e.o. of oracle, the third-richest man of the united states said to be worth $43 billion. he's also the sponsor and manager of oracle team u.s.a., the american sailing name the 2013 america's cup competition. next month in s
with the president. and that day, i'll tell you, our work paid off. people came from all over america. some americans living abroad flew home to participate in the march. people came from almost every state, people from idaho, wyoming, montana, church groups, labor groups, student groups, just plain, everyday individuals. >> rose: and what did your heart say to you when you heard martin luther king say, "i have a dream?" >> when martin luther king jr. got to that place in that speech and said, "i have a dream today, a dream deeply rooted in the american dream," i knew he was preaching and he was really preaching. he knew it himself. he turned those marble steps of the lincoln memorial into a modern day pulpit and the crowds were with him. jackson did a song how we got over, how we got over, and the whole place just rocked and rocked. >> rose: let me give you some timeline. april 16, dr. king writes his famous letters from a birmingham jail, and responded to white alabama ministers who urged him to end the demonstration. on june 12 medgar edgars was assassinated. what did you end that day with that yo
to the middle east that's different from america. he takes pride in that and on the basis of that he's made allies. to give snowden, a highly symbolic figure given the surveillance issue would have collided with what putin's done in international affairs. but at home he has a political elite. forget society. the political elite didn't want him to make this concession to the united states. >> rose: we conclude with julian guthrie, a journalist who has written a book about larry ellison called "the billionaire and the mechanic." it details the story of his quest for the america's cup. >> and it was expected that larry would partner with a better-known yacht club on san francisco's waterfront, the st. francis yacht club. and there's a fun story in the book about what happened or what didn't happen between the st. francis and larry ellison. but it's a story that doesn't come along very often and i became became very enamored with the drama of the two men before i became interested in the america's cup. >> rose: egypt, russia and the america's cup when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose c
-of-the-europeans, for instance, theirability to influence that is limited. and the social function much america's diminishing influence throughout the middle east. one of the reasons the gulf states radio angry with the united states not only because of what happened today in egypt. it's because they see the president is weak on iran, weak on syria and israeli settlements and now they feel -- >> all of the leff village gone. >> and now they are stepping in and they have the means to do it. >> thank you both very much. >> thank you. >> online we have a map that shows where all u.s. military aid guess. still to come on "the news hour," al-jazeera america has its debut. same sex marriage in the states. the dolphins day at the white house. and lyme disease on the rise. first the eerp news of the day. >> pakistan's former president the some point in time be was smrmt there to -- weep have a report narrated by john gla armed personnel were stationed around the courthouse. this was not a moment that mush would treasure. he seemed reluctant to get out of his vehicle. but the country's former military ruler had littl
the past 50 years. today america has its first black president. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear -- >> and african americans do routinely hold top posts like secretary of state, attorney general, national security advisor. top corporations like merck, american express, mcdonald's and xerox have had or have now black ceo's. oprah winfrey is america's second black billionaire, following in the footsteps of publishing mogul robert l johnson. african americans are among the country's top sports stars and celebrities in fields one restricted by racing, swelling the ranks of black millionaires. yet in other ways america is far from king's dream. racial divides persist in income, educational achievement, and poverty. question, are we less conscious of race today than in 1963, more conscious of race today, or are things about the same? pat buchanan. >> i think we're probably more conscious right now, john, but i was at the march on washington. i was up there in the lincoln memorial when dr. king gave that address. and it was a moment really when the cresting of the civil rights movement,
sponsor, mutual of america, designing customized individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. >> welcome. there's hardly a sentient grown-up in this country who isn't aware that our economy is no longer working for vast numbers of everyday people. the rich and powerful have more wealth and power than ever. everyone else keeps losing ground. between 2009 and 2011 alone, income fell for 99% of americans, while it rose 11% for the top 1%. since the worst of the financial crisis, that top 1% has captured the increases in income while the rest of the country has floundered. stunning, isn't it? the behavior of many of those one percenters brought on the financial crisis in the first place. we turned around and rescued them, and now their wealth is skyrocketing once again. at the bottom, working people are practically flat on their back. we talk a lot about what's happening to the middle class, but the american dream's really become a nightmare for the poor. just about everyone has an opinion about the trouble we're in. the blame game is at fever pitch in
it could affect manufacturing. we kick off a special series called made in america. >> it was a stunning late day capper today to a day of major news affecting the newspapers you read, the websites you visit, the tv networks you watch, and the cable systems you may subscribe to. amazon.com founder and ceo is buying the publishing business of the washington post company. which includes the fames newspaper for $250 million. the post long run by members of the eugene meyer and graham families reached the peak of its fame for tough reporting, during the watergate era. baso says, i understand the critical role the post plays in washington, d.c., and our nation, and the post's values will not change. according to an sec filing, the rest of the company will change its name within 60 days of the deal's closing and investors like the news. they sent shares of washington post higher after hours. >>> another media legend. newsweek, once owned by the washington post company was sold again. this time to ibt media. this is the all digital news publisher of the international business times. the price a
. >> corporate america and the economic emerged and the republican and democratic party merged and brought in low, cheap products and offered a lot of jobs and changed america, not for the better. >> eleanor? >> i agree there's no significant labor move in the country and we really could use it. corporate america is the bull in the china shop, and china metaphor there is also meant. but when i look at the setting with amazon, if you're the owner of an independent bookstore, you're not going to like the president chose this setting. they did announce they're creating 4,000 jobs, setting up distribution centers and the phrase that's use side bricks and click. they have acknowledged that they do support some sort of an internet tax, and so there could have, on the progressive end of how it works with our tax system. jeff bazos, the genius behind amazon, is one of silicone valley, california start ups. they're getting into policy, just with facebook is hill on the way side. it's almost like another government there. in that sense, this is recognizing the future, and the future is here. >> the you app
america, job growth slows, hourly earnings shrink. part time positions rise. what is behind the trends and what do they mean for the fed and your money? >>> frozen out. not even the rise in part time jobs is helping teenagers much. they can't find work and that is putting pressure on retailers. >> and know your options, when insurance won't cover your long-term care needs, what are the alternatives? we'll tackle that as we wrap up the series how to navigate long-term care. that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for friday, august 2nd. >>> good evening everyone. american businesses weren't it was supported to show 183,000 new jobs were added. it didn't. only 162,000 people got jobs, the slowest month since march. the numbers for may and june were revised down. hampton pearson takes a closer look behind the numbers. the reason why the jobless rate is lower and the troubling trends in the market. >>> economiests say factors with employers adding just 162,000 workers to payroll, and a downward division of 26,000 jobs from the government for the pref warehou -- previous two mont
are making a big come back and competing against foreign rivalers. our made in america series continues tonight on "nightly business report" for tuesday, august 6th. >>> good evening everyone. president obama taking aim today at boosting homeownership by proposing an overhaul of the massive mortgage market. his targets, long-term political hot potatoes. diana olick joins us from washington with more on what all this might mean. >> reporter: suzy, it should come as no surprise mortgage is front and center, as interest rates are rising, credit is the last barrier to full housing recovery. >> our housing market is beginning to heal. >> reporter: president obama returned to arizona, one of the hardest hit states in the housing crash four years after using this dessert backdrop. >> we got to turn the badpage o the bubble and bust. we need a housing system durable and fair and rewards responsibility for generations to come. >> reporter: it's reforming the nation's 10 trillion dollar mortgage market making it easier for home buyers and putting capital at the center of housing finance ask pulli
we hit the mall to see for ourselves in our special series made in america. we have all that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for wednesday, august 7th. >>> good evening everyone and welcome. call it the summer stumble. it doesn't qualify as a swoon or full fledged sale off yet but u.s. stocks fell dropping like dominos. japan notably declined 4% as the yen rose against the dollar. here in the u.s. investors seemed unsettled by reoccurring fed chatter thinking the u.s. may scale back stimulus in september maybe not. if not, maybe the end of the year. either way, investors didn't like it. the dow dropped 48 points and the nasdaq to 3654 and the s&p 500 closed at 1690 and change. >>> since 1987, august is the worst month for stocks, so what should investors do? joining us with his thoughts, global market strategist at jp morgan funds. andres there is a summer lull. what is the smart thing for investors to do? do you buy, sale, just sit tight? >> for the active investor, short-term investment horizon nobody wants to be a hero this august considering how strong the markets ra
businesses to survive and thrive. we'll meet one owner whose putting the made in america slogan to the test as our special series continues tonight on "nightly business report" for thursday, august 8th. >>> good evening everyone. our top story tonight, banks under fire. remember those controversial financial products that were at the center of the financial crisis? they are back in the spotlight, and so is jp morgan chase. the bank revealed it's facing two investigations by the department of justice, both criminal and civil involving the sale of mortgage backed securities. as jackie reports, jp morgan isn't the only one under scrutiny as they ramp up investigations of the largest banks. >> reporter: the government is turning up the heat on banks about their dealings with mortgage backed securities. in a filing yesterday it's the target of parallel, civil and criminal invelst gages. the probe relates to low quality mortgages packaged and sold in securities between 2005 and 2007. the california prosecutor came to a preliminary conclusion jp morgan violated certain securities laws in connectio
.s. but not just workers benefit. who else is reaping the rewards as we wrap up the series made in america. all that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for friday, august 9th. >>> and good evening everyone and welcome. i'm tyler mathisen along with sue herrera. susie gharib has the night off. in a far-reaching press conference today, the first in three months, to took questions and gave answers on top picks critically important to american business. he tackled healthcare reform and the possibility of a government shut down to immigration, privacy and whom he might choose as the next chairman of the federal reserve. >> good evening, tyler, the president addressed a series of issues, as you say, in his press conference today and said he doesn't think the leaker from the nsa, edward snowden, is a patriot and released a series of reforms he would like to implement. here is how the president described what he would like to do. >> we can't and must be more transparent so i directed the intelligence community to make public as much information about these programs as possible. we have alrea
transparent reforms to the constitution and democratic elections of a parliament and a president. america cannot determine the future of egypt. that's a task for the egyptian people. we don't take sides with any particular party or political figure. i know it's tempting inside of egypt to blame the united states or the west or some other outside actor for what's gone wrong. we've been blamed by supporters of morsi; we've been blamed by the other side as if we are supporters of morsi. that kind of approach will do nothing to help egyptians achieve the future that they deserve. we want egypt to succeed. we want a peaceful, democratic, prosperous egypt. that's our interest. but to achieve that, the egyptians are going to have to do the work. i want to be clear that america wants to be a partner in the egyptian people's pursuit of a better future. and we are guided by our national interest in this long- standing relationship. but our partnership must also advance the principles that we believe in and that so many egyptians have sacrificed for these last several years, no matter what party or
are an undocumented worker in america, you are a captive. >>female farm workers empowered to speak out. >> frontline correspondent lowell bergman, in collaboration with univision and the center for investigative reporting, investigate. >> no one's ever been charged for rape or assault? >> no. >> tonight, "rape in the fields." frontline is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. major support for frontline is provided by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information is available at macfound.org. additional funding is provided by the park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. and by the frontline journalism fund, with grants from jon and jo ann hagler on behalf of the jon l. hagler foundation. and scott nathan and laura debonis. >> lowell bergman: there are over a half-million women working in the fields of america. most are undocumented immigrants. this is a story about the price many women pay t
, and education. additional funding also provided by mutual of america, designing customized individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. and the corporation for public broadcasting. >> welcome. i'm kim lawton, sitting in for bob abernethy. thank you for joining us. >>> interfaith leaders offered prayers and support as israeli and palestinian negotiators came to washington this week to open the first middle east peace talks in years. state department officials say they will negotiate for at least nine months. there are many tough issues on the table, including jewish settlements, the return of palestinian refugees, and the status of jerusalem. >>> meanwhile, the state department has just launched a project that could help. christian ethicist and wesley theological seminary professor shaun casey is heading a new office that will try to engage religious leaders and the faith community in u.s. foreign policy. >>> widespread international concern this week over the disappearance of a prominent italian priest inside syria. father paolo dall' oglio lived in syria
to 18 years old from new york city. ♪ [ applause ] america's east coast was hit by hurricane sandy last october. in new york alone, more than 50 people died and over 100,000 buildings were damaged. 1-year-old tohar shaniger is the one who wanted to share her disaster experience with japanese children. >> i saw the destruction. and i spoke with families who had lost their homes even halfway across the world were trying to help and we're still lifting spirits, and we feel their pain. >> reporter: they chose "hana wa saku." a song dedicated to the people living in the disaster area. they learned the meaning of the lyrics from a volunteer. >> still there is a flower to bloom in the future. so that's the song. >> reporter: tohar is excited to sing the song for her parents at home before going off to japan. ♪ ♪ >> i guess disasters do happen, but i could also feel the message of don't give up. >> how are you? >> reporter: in july, 40 members visited sendai. ♪ they gave a concert for children at a school. their energetic performers made the children smile and dance. at the end, ypc sang
will be the first premiere abroad. ♪ >> like most newcomers, early japanese came to america full of hope. >> reporter: 340,000 japanese went to america before the second world war. many worked on farms, but laws prohibited them from owning land or even becoming american citizens. >> no japs! >> go home! >> go home, japs! >> reporter: he lived in seattle with his parents and brothers. the u.s. entered the war in 1941 after japan attacked pearl harbor. the government sent 120,000 japanese-americans to internment camps in deserts and swamps. his family was among them. he was 10. >> we were imprisoned by barbed wires and armed guard watch towers and so we lost our freedom. >> reporter: after the war, the japanese-americans were released. many of them found it difficult to talk about the war. they chose to be silent. it was this man from the third generation who broke the silence. the civil rights movement which started in the late '50s prompted the younger generation to speak out. >> we will have no more of this silence. >> the silence is broken. >> the silence is broken. >> reporter: finall
-old holes his brother's. it came from america. his brother died in what is now myanmar. his remains were never recovered. . >> translator: when i touch this flag, all the memories come flooding back. it makes me feel so sad. he knows how special these flags are for people who lost relatives. the 87-year-old from new york collects these and other items to send them back to where he thinks they belong. we have a report. . >> she holds her dead son's. >> my mother stares at the flag with tears every day. that makes me painfully aware of the horrors of war. i really hope more belongings can be returned to the families. . >> he dedicated his life for the yearnings of japanese soldiers. he sent more than 100 items back to families over the last 40 years. >> i just say it's the right thing to do. i know how i would feel if one of my youngsters which i thought was gone 60 or 70 years ago. >> at 18, he joined the u.s. marine corps. he was sent to the island of iwojima. it was a site of one of the bloodiest battles. more than 20,000 japanese and 6,000 american soldiers died. many japanese were tak
america's most unequal countries. he was sworn in today with a promise to wage war on poverty. >> he is taking office after a turbulent year in paraguay. last june, it was isolated in the region after the controversial impeachment of a former president. now it is hoped he will be built paraguay's links with neighbors. >> paraguay was not allowed to participate in the last summit in july. it was suspended from the alliance last year when they decided the paraguay senate had undemocratically removed the country's president. now paraguay is said to be readmitted to the group, which includes venezuela, brazil, argentina, and uruguay. like the eu, it is a common market, but in south america, political disputes have often hampered free trade. these days, eu nations export nearly 2/3 of their goods to each other. now brazil, south america's biggest economy, is looking to unilaterally strengthen trade ties with the eu, potentially undermining the partnership. >> time to check in with the markets now. we have been watching the days trading in frankfurt. >> traders and frankfurt have a lot of
to 26 degrees but back up with a high of thursday. across north america, heat is still with them affecting residents on the central and eastern parts of the u.s. i wanted to share this video from chicago. the heat wave forced some schools without air conditioners to close. the temperatures hit a record temperature. one school cranked up the air conditioners and overloaded the circuit breakers. over 600 residents had to be sent home. you will expect many are enjoying the latest. the peak of the hot weather is over. across des moines, temperatures are 38 degrees on friday. it could reach a daily record. across the rest of north america, lots of rain across the high plains and thunderstorms are likely set to move into the great lakes region. conditions will be moving up across the north eastern parts of the u.s. into thursday. across the northwest the rain is not going to fall across inland locations. finally in europe, dry conditions across the northern half of the contupon nent. very unstable conditions and unstable across the south of the iberian peninsula and the balkans. heavy
the break, we will go back to washington to hear about how america is marking the 50th anniversary of martin luther king's famous i >> the united states is marking the 50th anniversary of one of the most famous speeches in modern american history. in 1963, martin luther king made his call in washington for racial equality great >> and barack obama, america's first black president, to lead ceremonies to mark the anniversary. king's speech was to become the rallying cry of an entire generation. >> i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed that we hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal. >> that speech was the culmination of the march on washington ivirights reforms anniversaryrreny underway in th. capital. thousands of marchers have been gathering outside the lincoln memorial, the site of the address. a short time ago, president barack obama and his wife arrived. former president jimmy carter and bill clinton are also on hand. the two other surviving presidents, george bush and george w. bush were all -- were unabl
. >> we have this, in my view, race-based partisan gridlock that denies the possibilities that america can do what we proved we could do in the 60s, which is tackle our toughest problem. >> brown: and we remember seamus heaney-- the nobel-prize winning poet who died today in his native ireland. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the obama administration today laid out its case, in detail, that the syrian government used chemical weapons on its own people last week. secretary of state john kerry minced no words in a blunt accounting of the attack. and,
. >>> additional funding also provided by mutual of america, designing customized, individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. >>> and the corporation for public broadcasting. >>> welcome. i'm kim lawton sitting in for bob abernathy, thank you for joining us, muslims around the world celebrated the end of ramadan, with eid al-fitr, one of their most important holidays. the festival was observed with special prayers and elaborate feasts to break the month-long daytime fasting. but in some area, the holiday was marred with continued violence and threats of violence. fighting continued in syria, where civilians prayed for an end to the conflict. meanwhile, syrian friends of a prominent italian priest, father paolo delalio confirmed that he been abducted. he went missing as he tried to mediate a rift between kurds and islamists. widespread calls for his release. and the renewed calls for the release of two orthodox archbishops kidnapped in syria 100 days ago. there's been no information about their whereabouts and church leaders say they're frustrated by the lac
. the president said that must change. >> higher education is still the best ticket to upward mobility in america. and if we don't do something about keeping it within reach, it will create problems for economic mobility for generations to come. and that's not acceptable. >> suarez: his answer? a new rating system for colleges and universities-- both public and private-- that would link federal dollars to schools' affordability and performance. among other metrics, it would take into account a school's average tuition cost and average student loan debt; graduation rates; the number of its graduates who received pell grants, for low to moderate- income students; and the average earnings of its students once they graduate. the idea builds on the "college scorecard," a tool designed to help students sort colleges based on value that's already available on the website whitehouse.gov. the president said today he wants to implement this new system before the start of the 2015 school year, and to work with congress to tie federal student aid to the ratings. >> colleges that keep their tuition down and a
of the week. and a diplomat in one of america's allies countries said their understanding it would come in the next day or two and before british prime minister cameron has his special meeting of the parliament on thursday, where they will debate this. >> so they are paying attention to what the british parliament does? >> oh, yes. but you can see this isñf one-two step. you have haig, the british secretary comes on the "today" show and hagel on the bbc. they are working in tandem. >> and we know there is a rising crescendo of members of congress saying it's not enough for the president to consult with congress he needs congressional authorization. >> well, from what i hear, there are not many call for authorization. speaker boehner did not say that. senator talked about appropriate consultation there is one congressman from virginia a republican who talked about authorization. but what they have been doing is stepping up their calls i'm told senator kerry talked to the senate foreign relations chairmanqfwt mendez and levin hd of the services committee though i'm told that congressman
is if the world community, not just britain but america, and others, stand back and do nothing because i think assad will draw very clear conclusions from that. >> brown: france endorsed that sentiment, and the defense minister signaled his nation's military is poised to act. >> ( translated ): the armed forces are in a position to respond to the requests and the decisions of the president once he reaches that point. >> brown: the french and british leaders had already spoken by phone with president obama. today, german chancellor angela merkel discussed the situation with the president. she also talked with russian leader vladimir putin, who's warned against attacking syria before the u.n. inspectors make their report. and, back in damascus, president assad sounded a new note of defiance, saying, "syria will defend itself in the face of any aggression." >> just minutes ago the british house of commons rejected using force against syria. prime minister cameron will not try to override the parliament. we turn now to an experienced weapons inspector who's also investigated and written about what
threaten us, that they are held accountable. >> ifill: and we get his take on race relations in america, following his speech at the lincoln memorial today, 50 years after the march on washington. >> no one can match king's brilliance but the same flame can light the heart of all who are willing to take a first step towards justice. i know that flame remains. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> supported by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information at macfound.org >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: there was a flurry of activity around the world today on what happens next in syria. at the united nations, britain submitted a resolution to the security council condemning syria for an alleged chemical attack, and author
on to latin america that offered him permanent asylum. he worked on contract as an intelligence analyst for the national security agency. he told the guardian newspaper and other media that agents collect private internet and phone data. they defended the surveillance programs saying they prevented terrorist attacks. spokes purposes for the russian presidential office said the decision grant asylum will not affect relations with the u.s. the white house press secretary was less clear cut. >> we are extremely disappointed that the russian government would take this step despite our clear and lawful requests to have mr. snowden expelled to the united states to face the charges against him. >> he said president barack obama would attend the g-20 summit in st. petersburg in september, but the president may cancel a meeting with the russian president. snowden released a statement on the wikileaks website and said over the past eight weeks, the obama administration has shown no respect for international or domestic law. he said in the end the law is winning. reporters at the guardian are taki
washington post," one of america's most influential newspapers will be sold to the founder of amazon. it reported the deal on monday describing it as a stunning turn of around. they will pay $250 million in cash for the flag ship paper and affiliated pubtations. the chief executive of the "washington post" company said the revenue declined seven years in a row des tight cost cuts and stressed they reach a decision as a way to succeed rather than survive. the next round of talks on the transpacific partnership is approaching. the cuts will be one of the key issues. japanese officials admachinish what others do before clarifying on rice and farm products. the japanese officials are holding an intensive prepare tori session before the talks that started on august 22nd. they are expected to commit a list with national plans for agricultural and industrial goods. tokyo officials are dividing products into those for tariff removal and staged cuts overtime. discussion on a third that includes rice, wheat, and other food products will be shelved for the time being. japan's liberal democratic
if it's america. >>> now, the european union's foreign policy chief has urged rowhani to resume the talks on iran's nuclear program as an as possible. catherine ashton has been coordinating the negotiations between iran and six major powers. ashton sent a letter to rowhani. she said the five permanent members of the u.n. security council and germany stand ready to continue dialogue to find a solution. ashton said the six nations hope they can schedule meaningful talks with iran soon. the negotiations have been stalled since april. iran rejected a proposal to suspend enrichment of uranium to 20% purity in exchange for easing sanctions. western representatives have high expectations for rowhani. they once reached a temporary agreement with the former nuclear negotiator. they hope to restart the nuclear talks in early september after a new iranian negotiating team is formed. >>> the philippine navy has gained another warship amid territorial disputes with china in the south china sea. ♪ the frigate sailed into the philippine's bay on tuesday. the bay was formerly the site of a u.
a lawsuit against the bank of america earlier in the week for misleading investors about the real risk involved in putting money into mortgage-backed securities. investors lost hundreds of millions of dollars in those investments, but the bank claims it is not responsible for the subsequent property collapse which led to those massive losses. mexico's obesity rate is now higher than in the united states, and it is still on the rise. a united nations report has put mexico's obesity rate at the 32% of adults, making it the fattest country in the western hemisphere. >> diet and particularly the high consumption of sugary soft drinks are getting much of the blame, but the country's sotalol b is fighting back, saying that a lack of exercise and the country's love of fried foods are the real culprits. >> it may seem a little ironic, but members of the sotalol be have even launched a new health awareness campaign. -- members of the soda lobby. >> mexicans consume more soft drinks than anyone else in the world. big demand means good is this for international beverage companies, but the sugary
for equality in america. >> i have a dream that one day -- >> it's been a half century since doctor martin luther king, jr. delivered his famous "i have a dream" speech. >> we hold these truths to be self evident that all men are created equal. >> 250,000 people witnessed that speech. denice tyree turner was in the crowd on the national mall. she was a teenager but remembers that day with intense clarity. she says while women in the civil rights movement were not as visible, they were important. >> we were workers to get people out, and we held bake sales and things in order to get money to donate to the riders. i don't see us as leaders in the civil rights movements even though i since found out we did have some. >> some of those civil rights leaders include rosa parks, shirley chisholm, dorothy height and fannie lou hamer. but these leaders were not in the forefront, so young women such as tyree turner did not see their impact. no woman addressed the march on washington. but women were present and drove the movement forward. >> we were fluff, really, at least they thought we were fluff,
new single "applause." ♪ >> team new zealand has secured its spot in the upcoming america's cup. >> the -- >> the kiwis squeezed out the italian team by a seven to one margin. team new zealand set a new speed record. they will face their rivals, team usa, in the americas cup in september. >> that is all for now. remember, you can find out more about these and other stories at our website. that is www.dw.de. >> thanks for watching. stay tuned. >> this program is brought to you in part by cie tours international. for over 80 years featuring all-inclusive and fwlaoeps tours throughout ireland and britain, and by tourism ireland, celebrating a special year in ireland, the gathering 2013, a year long country twid celebration of food, culture and unique events, ireland.com, and today you'll find err land gives as only the irish can to
hope to take japan's expertise abroad by taking this magnet train to north america and other countries. developers face several hurdles to make it a success. engineers in countries such as germany and france are working on high speed trains of their own. the creators will keep raising the curb. >> japan's largest annual puppet fest this that begano prefecture earlier this month. performed a shadow puppet play. not long ago this style of story telling that dates back 1,000 years was on the brink of extinction. a japanese woman is involved in preserving the heritage. >> artists from cambodia bring to life the prince and his request to rescue his wife from the demon king. the style of puppetry means big leather. the body movements of the put ets themselves are an important part of the theater. the puppets are all hand made from a single piece of cow hide. it was recognized as a cultural heritage in 2005. >> it was beautiful. >> translator: it was fun to see this unusual shadow theater. >> cambodia's theater was on the verge of disappearing. thanks to the efforts of one japanese women, the
the american landscape. >> here's my paycheck. $9,646.89. that's poverty. >> moyers: and as america ushered in a new gilded age, in milwaukee, as in the rest of the country, working people found themselves left behind, barely staying even at best. so now, 22 years in the making, the intimate and revealing story of two american families. frontline is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. major support ffrontline is provided by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information is available at macfound.org. additional funding is provided by the park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. and by tfrontline journalism fund, supporting investigative reporting and enterprise journalism. (choir singing) >> tony and i have known each other since we were probably about two years old. his mother and my mother went to school together at pulaski high school, and our grandparents, when our parents were yo
, hardest talks. >>> issue one, egypt erupts. >> america wants to be a partner in the egyptian people's pursuit of a better future and we are guided by our national interest in this long standing relationship. but our partnership must also advance the principles that we believe in. and that so many egyptians have sacrificed for these last several years no matter what party or faction they belong to. >> reporter: the egyptian police and security forces launched a coordinated operation to clear the streets of cairo, of tens of thousands of imbrotherhood protes were demanding the return of the ousted president mohammed. it left 46 egyptian police and 525 protesters dead. some 3,700 injured. the crackdown was the second time that the president and his supporters have ignored military ultimatums. the first time that mr. mosey was ousted by the militant after refusing to reconcile the pro-democracy protesters. and this time the supporters openly declared that they would rather die than abandon their protest. this bloody outcome has lead president obama to cancel annual joint u.s. egyptian m
in religion, community development, and education. additional funding also provided by mutual of america, designing customized individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. and the corporation for public broadcasting. >>> welcome. i'm fred de sam lazaro sitting in for bob be aer thety. thank you for joining us. religion groups are among those marking the 50th anniversary of the march on washington with a series of events held throughout the country. at an interfaith service at the mount airy baptist church in washington, a diverse group of clergy said they must continue to fight inequality. >> we will never be satisfied with the injustice of our land. we will never be complacent until all have equal rights. >> through the work of our hands this week and beyond shall we pass that light from hand to hand, from heart to heart until the radiance of the promised land of peace and righteousness for all god's children shines to the very ends of the earth. >> speakers voiced concern over poverty, voting rights, and immigration. organizer reverend barbara wil
america. nearly 500 ships would travel these waters every year, carrying coal to the other side of the pacific. asia consumes more coal than rest of the world combined. in the next three years, countries there are expected to double the amount of coal they import today. that soaring demand spells opportunity for u.s. companies, according to bob waters, director of business development our particular project, gateway pacific terminals, when built and fully operational at full capacity, would generate approximately $5.5 billion in foreign monies infused back into the u.s. economy. >> reporter: this possibility has placed the northwest in the middle of a controversial debate: should the region build export terminals that would open lucrative markets for the world's dirtiest fossil fuel? as the nation's economy continues to struggle, can the country afford not to? gillette, wyoming lies in the heart of the nations largest coal mining region. one out of every six people here works for the coal industry. people like phil dillinger. mining has provided a steady salary to support his fa
in america. >> yeah. they were looking for someone and i think ricky gervais. >> rose: that's what i heard. >> i think jon had asked him when they were promoting the book in london if they knew of anyone. i had never met him at that point. but he knew. kind of stuff i was writing so it all happened very quickly after that. i came over here. and. >> rose: did a piece or stand-up. >> i did a piece, ilanned a sunday night and i was on the show monday. yeah, and i had never been to america before. >> rose: first time you had ever been to america. >> yeah is so it was-- it moved fast, to the point that my stuff is still in storeage in london, that's how fast moves. so there is a time capsule of my previous life in south london. >> rose: what were you doing in london. >> i was doing staun, i was writing comedy for various tv shows and watching the daily show because i loved that was for me the high standard of satire and political comedy on television. that is what i wanted to do in england. and it was very difficult. and i was not, my intention was not to join the thing i loved. >> rose: what i
immigration has meant to america, i assume you're among those who say is a proud part of the development and evolution of this country and somethat that we essentially must make sure we cherish and preserve >> absolutely. i'm very fashion gnat about -- it's divisive issue, there's lots of facets i can't hope to understand but just the fundamental notion of the melting pot, bringing people in have the ambition and the drive too better themselves, better their fate, better their children's fate and pay back to the country that welcomed them is fundamental to who i am and it's critical america does not lose that. >> rose: and not only do well for themselves but for the country by creating jobs, inventing things and doing a whole range of other things. >> i think that just cannot be understated. >> rose: so you made your way to the university of illinois at urbana, champagne. >> right. >> rose: were you there when andreessen was there? >> we overlapped by a couple years. >> rose: did you know him? >> i certainly knew of him very well. i think we overlap add couple "new york times" a hot dog
to monetize those devices is the future of media in america. and worldwide. >> suarez: is this story really the story of the modern american newspaper? the post company, it's not like they didn't try. they got rid of properties that weren't performing. they bought slate, the on-line magazine. they diversified their holdings, bought a real estate magazine when houses were buying and selling like crazy in america before the recession. they really did try to right-size the stable for the 21st century. didn't they? >> yeah, what's happened with newspapers is that they were going through this transition and then the economy turned in 2009. so you have this sort of vortex of two things accelerating. and newspapers are adapting in many ways more than some other media. television, the television industry, for instance, is less active online. the advertising model has held up a little bit better for television. but that urgency has led to a loof innovation, particularly in the delivery of content. the real crisis facing print publishers really is is more a revenue crisis than it is an audience crisi
, not everyone can, but he and the other members think america only 10% of the members use scooters, wheelchairs and walkers, but he other ands think america should be looking at the village concept as tens and millions of baby boomers enter their 70s and 80s in the coming years. >> brown: online, you can learn more on how to age in place with seven simple tools seniors can use in their homes to help them keep their independence. >> ifill: the 2012 presidential election lasted nearly two years, cost billions of dollars, and featured any number of twists and turns. but how will it shape elections to come? i sat down recently with washington post chief correspondent dan balz, who tackles that question in his new book: "collision 2012: obama vs. romney and the future of elections in america." welcome, dan. >> thank you, gwen. >> ifill: so you said you chose to tell this book from the outside in rather than the inside out. we're all used to election recaps which tell us all the granular, inside details. why from the outside in? >> i thought that this book deserved that because i thought that this ca
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